Things to do in Martinborough

Long lunch in Martinborough

It's easy to fill in a weekend in pretty Martinborough. Check out the boutique vineyards dotted around the village (best done on a bike - you can hire one here), browse the shops and look at the list below for more tours and ideas.

Looking for a beer lovers' oasis in a town of grapevines? You've found it.
Just an hour way from Wellington and with heaps of fun, delicious things to eat and drink and all kinds of accommodation to choose from Wairarapa is perfect for a girl's weekend. Do it! 
Martinborough Wine Tours offers wine and food lovers a fully guided, fantastic day or half day out sampling some beautiful Martinborough wine.
Wairarapa Quad Adventures will take you on an adventure like no other. Experience magnificent scenery in and around the Martinborough area with qualified guides.

Farms

Martinborough Manor is a 6 acre working farmlet and orchard situated on the outskirts of Martinborough wine village, right next to the Martinborough Golf Course. It is the home to Martinborough Manner, crafters of fine jams and preserves for the New Zealand market. We have lots of animals for you to feed and pet as you wander around our orchard farm. Hear how lots of them are actually working for their living as part of the Martinborough Manner team. All our animals are very tame and most love to eat from your hand. In season you can milk a cow or a goat.

Cycling & Mountain Biking

Green Jersey Cycle Capae Palliser Explorer Walk and Tour  takes you to the wonderful south coast and includes a guided walk into the Pinnacles. 
Green Jersey Cycle Tours specialise in easy day rides, wine tours in the Wairarapa and multi-day cycling adventures throughout the Wellington and Wairarapa.Green Jersey will collect and deliver your wine to your accommodation as part of your bike hire! Their guided tours are famous for their friendly knowledgeable guides and a delicious lunch, they cater to your every need.
Green Jersey Cycle Tours has a fleet of 12 electric assist bikes in the Wairarapa. These Scott e-Sub Comfort bikes are very easy to ride, the assist is a gentle experience that helps take the humps and hollows out of a ride. With an e-bikes it’s easy to explore much more of the Wairarapa or the Rimutaka Cycle Trail. For example you could ride from Martinborough to Cape Palliser! If a group wants to go cycling but some in the group aren't sure they'll keep up, these bikes are the answer!

Walking & Trekking

The Rapaki Walk is a loop walk across farmland and has spectacular views of the Wairarapa valley and Martinborough vineyards.
The best way to get a view of and access the Wairarapa's Tararua and Rimutaka Forest Parks, rivers, gorges, lakes, valleys and remote huts is by air.
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.

Golf

Martinborough Golf Club has an established par 72, 18 hole golf course which is 5,546 metres in length. Many a golf ball ends up in the neighbouring Martinborough vineyards from a wayward swing.

Museums

This self-guided tour takes you to many of the Wairarapa’s towns and villages on a scenic tour of the region. The itinerary is best done over a couple of days but you could squeeze it in with a busy day.
Wairarapa Heritage Association is a trail of Wairarapa museums running from Featherston to Mount Bruce. Check out some of the fabulous places you can visit!
Kahutara Canoes is all about people from toddlers to grandparents enjoying themselves on the scenic Ruamahanga River in a way few people have experienced before. Whether you are a couple, school party , social club, family group or team building, we encourage freedom paddling. Kahutara Canoes operates seven days a week river and weather permitting. Risk Analysis and Management System is available on request. Three self guided river trips are available. Trips vary from 1 1/2 hours up to 5 hours. Stop off for a swim in the summer on the river bank or enjoy a picnic. No age limit.

Art

Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.
The Martinborough Fair is the best craft fair in New Zealand, held twice each year in February and March.

Adventure

The best way to get a view of and access the Wairarapa's Tararua and Rimutaka Forest Parks, rivers, gorges, lakes, valleys and remote huts is by air.
Hammonds Wairarapa Palliser Bay Tour departs Wellington and Martinborough, provides a light lunch and visits some local Lord of The Rings film sites, Palliser Bay and Lighthouse and the fantastic fur seal colony.
Wairarapa Quad Adventures will take you on an adventure like no other. Experience magnificent scenery in and around the Martinborough area with qualified guides.
Kahutara Canoes is all about people from toddlers to grandparents enjoying themselves on the scenic Ruamahanga River in a way few people have experienced before. Whether you are a couple, school party , social club, family group or team building, we encourage freedom paddling. Kahutara Canoes operates seven days a week river and weather permitting. Risk Analysis and Management System is available on request. Three self guided river trips are available. Trips vary from 1 1/2 hours up to 5 hours. Stop off for a swim in the summer on the river bank or enjoy a picnic. No age limit.

Cinema

Circus is a boutique cinema, restaurant and bar just a short stroll from the village square in Martinborough.

Conferences

Spend an afternoon at Olivo - the Wairarapa's oldest commercial olive grove.

Cycling

Green Jersey Cycle Capae Palliser Explorer Walk and Tour  takes you to the wonderful south coast and includes a guided walk into the Pinnacles. 
Green Jersey Cycle Tours specialise in easy day rides, wine tours in the Wairarapa and multi-day cycling adventures throughout the Wellington and Wairarapa.Green Jersey will collect and deliver your wine to your accommodation as part of your bike hire! Their guided tours are famous for their friendly knowledgeable guides and a delicious lunch, they cater to your every need.
Green Jersey Cycle Tours has a fleet of 12 electric assist bikes in the Wairarapa. These Scott e-Sub Comfort bikes are very easy to ride, the assist is a gentle experience that helps take the humps and hollows out of a ride. With an e-bikes it’s easy to explore much more of the Wairarapa or the Rimutaka Cycle Trail. For example you could ride from Martinborough to Cape Palliser! If a group wants to go cycling but some in the group aren't sure they'll keep up, these bikes are the answer!
Martinborough Wine Merchants is a one-stop specialist wine shop - and they hire bikes for cycling round the vines, too.

Family

Commonly known as the TK Markets, Martinborough.
The Martinborough Fair is the best craft fair in New Zealand, held twice each year in February and March.

Free and nearly free

This self-guided tour takes you to many of the Wairarapa’s towns and villages on a scenic tour of the region. The itinerary is best done over a couple of days but you could squeeze it in with a busy day.
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.

Hunting

The best way to get a view of and access the Wairarapa's Tararua and Rimutaka Forest Parks, rivers, gorges, lakes, valleys and remote huts is by air.

Health and Beauty

Tea Retreats offers an enticing range of health and wellbeing retreats in the beautiful Wairarapa.
You'll feel yourself relaxing the minute you step into Brackenridge Day Spa - a country escape designed for total body rejuvenation.
An exclusive French style salon in Martinborough with a variety of experiences, wet room, massage and scrub facilities to leave you feeling fresh and pert! Turret House are also specialists in hair beauty and makeup. Turret House is a beautiful place to indulge in some first class pampering!

Shopping

Martinborough Wine Merchants is a one-stop specialist wine shop - and they hire bikes for cycling round the vines, too.
Martygirl skinfood is natural, nourishing and made in Martinborough.
The Martinborough Fair is the best craft fair in New Zealand, held twice each year in February and March.

Tours and Transport

Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds.
Discover fresh Wairarapa tastes as Zest introduce you to local tastes, products and people. With a personal guide to tell the local stories, you will taste gourmet products including chocolate, cheeses and wine in top food places only the locals know.
Martinborough Manor is a 6 acre working farmlet and orchard situated on the outskirts of Martinborough wine village, right next to the Martinborough Golf Course. It is the home to Martinborough Manner, crafters of fine jams and preserves for the New Zealand market. We have lots of animals for you to feed and pet as you wander around our orchard farm. Hear how lots of them are actually working for their living as part of the Martinborough Manner team. All our animals are very tame and most love to eat from your hand. In season you can milk a cow or a goat.
Wairarapa Quad Adventures will take you on an adventure like no other. Experience magnificent scenery in and around the Martinborough area with qualified guides.
From Tree to Table Wander amongst the oldest olive trees in Martinborough, learning about the different olive varieties and what happens throughout the olive year. Progress to the tasting room where you will learn how to taste extra virgin olive oil like the professionals do and sample the full range of innovative infused oils finding out how to use in quick easy and spectacular recipes. Duration: over 1 hour Cost: $15.00 per person Bookings essential
Book here! Simply choose a date from the calendar below and click on it to book. Enjoy the wines of Martinborough with a locally owned and operated tour business with an accent on Wine Tourism. We have over 25 years experience in the industry and our guides are local people. We are extremely proud to be able to showcase our region and the passion for excellence pursued by those here. We are flexible with tour times and select the vineyards we visit for their excellence however if you have a preference let us know and we are happy to see what we can do to get you there!
Muirlea Rise - "Wines with Soul" is placed amongst the oldest of Martinborough's wine producers. Situated in the heart of Martinborough, this vineyard is one of Martinborough's boutique wineries.
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
The best way to get a view of and access the Wairarapa's Tararua and Rimutaka Forest Parks, rivers, gorges, lakes, valleys and remote huts is by air.
Tour the Wairarapa in a beautiful vintage car. Special occasions, birthdays, vineyard tour, weddings, proposals, historic journey or just a restful escape: Wairarapa Vintage Tours can tailor a tour to suit you.

Wine

Te Kairanga is a well-established, Martinborough vineyard. Often a part of Toast Martinborough, Te Kairanga also hosts TK Markets each year throughout the summer months.
Toast Martinborough is New Zealand's premiere wine and food festival held in the wine village of Martinborough. It's always the third Sunday of November.
Cambridge Road Vineyard is a very small, beautiful Martinborough winery close to Martinborough's centre. The Cellar Door is a great break from shopping!
Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds.
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
Murdoch James Estate is a pioneering Martinborough vineyard. Perfect as a conference location or just for a tasting.
Martinborough Wine Merchants is a one-stop specialist wine shop - and they hire bikes for cycling round the vines, too.
The Cabbage Tree Vineyard is a Martinborough winery gem. A small, carefully tended vineyard, a warm welcome and wines that are sold mostly through the cellar door.
Schubert Wines in Martinborough was established in 1998 by Kai Schubert and Marion Deimling from Germany, who had always dreamed of owning their own vineyard. After examining some 100 properties in New Zealand they returned to the Wairarapa region for two ideal sites for their Pinot Noir. Schubert produces internationally award winning wines.
Brodie Estate is a small family owned vineyard in Martinborough. Martinborough was the first place to grow Pinot Noir successfully in New Zealand. It is ideal in Wairarapa for Pinot Noir with a special climate; low rainfall, good heat in the summer but rarely above 31 degrees, long warm autumns with little rain and cool nights.
Escarpment vineyard is just 5 km east of Martinborough village, stretching out along the banks of the Huangarua River.
Luna Kitchen brings a little bit of Spanish to Luna Estate Winery in Martinborough. Enjoy a tapas menu alongside Luna Estate wines.
Big Sky Wines in Martinborough is a vineyard and winery known for producing complex and expressive wines.
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
At Vynfields tastings and sales of fine wines and gourmet platters are available in the comfortable surroundings of the historic lounge of the Vynfields homestead.
Colombo Winegrowers is one of the newest boutique vineyards in Martinborough. Swiss-Irish husband and wife team Baptist Sieber and Carolyn Irwin make pinot noir and rosé from the lovingly tended vines on their small home block.
One of the founding Martinborough wineries is Martinborough Vineyard, with a welcoming cellar door, and a pedigree of award-winning wines dating back more than two decades.
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
Muirlea Rise - "Wines with Soul" is placed amongst the oldest of Martinborough's wine producers. Situated in the heart of Martinborough, this vineyard is one of Martinborough's boutique wineries.
Stonecutter is a boutique winery in Martinborough that specialises in pinot noir, merlot and pinot gris.
Ata Rangi is the flagship Martinborough vineyard and winery for the wine village and the Wairarapa. Ata Rangi produce world-class Pinot Noir and is a founding vineyard for the region.
The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail (State Highway 2) runs from Hawkes Bay down to Marlborough with Wairarapa wineries in the middle; home to Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton vineyards.
Haythornthwaite Wines is a Martinborough vineyard focused on quality rather than quantity.
Muirlea Rise is a boutique Martinborough vineyard specialising in creating beautiful wine with minimal intervention in the making.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
Ashwell Vineyards in Martinborough have a dedication to high quality which has always held this family business in good stead.
Hamden Estate is a young Martinborough vineyard. The Cellar Door is open 10am to 5pm every weekend for tastings.
A beautiful Martinborough vineyard, Palliser Wines is one of New Zealand's premier wine brands, produced right here in the Wairarapa.

Walks

This walking track takes you around Palliser Vineyard towards the river and back through the centre of the vineyard. Park anywhere near the Martinborough Top 10 Holiday Park and follow the signs.
The best way to get a view of and access the Wairarapa's Tararua and Rimutaka Forest Parks, rivers, gorges, lakes, valleys and remote huts is by air.
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.

Weddings

Tuhitarata Estate is a homestead with a beautifully restored barn as the main venue. Hosting up to 200 guests, the barn is fully equipped and has the versatility to be dressed as rustic or as elegant as you choose.
Lismore House, a 5 bedroom colonial style home in Martinborough, is the perfect venue for special occasions. 

Olives

Lot Eight, near Martinborough, have a range of cold pressed fragrant olive oils. Lot 8 also produce marinated olives and dukkah in their commercial kitchen.
From Tree to Table Wander amongst the oldest olive trees in Martinborough, learning about the different olive varieties and what happens throughout the olive year. Progress to the tasting room where you will learn how to taste extra virgin olive oil like the professionals do and sample the full range of innovative infused oils finding out how to use in quick easy and spectacular recipes. Duration: over 1 hour Cost: $15.00 per person Bookings essential
Molive Gold of Martinborough produce a late harvest, mellow, extra virgin olive oil using several different varieties to create a smooth, extra virgin drop.

Flight

The best way to get a view of and access the Wairarapa's Tararua and Rimutaka Forest Parks, rivers, gorges, lakes, valleys and remote huts is by air.

Cafes and Restaurants

Pop in for a locally roasted Neighbourhood Coffee which will hit the spot and have a bite to eat from their gourmet cabinet food!
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
Luna Kitchen brings a little bit of Spanish to Luna Estate Winery in Martinborough. Enjoy a tapas menu alongside Luna Estate wines.
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
Margrain Vineyard is set in the heart of the Martinborough vineyards. The Vineyard Cafe has an outstanding view across the rows of vines and towards the Martinborough hills.
The Pukemanu Bar & Eatery is the local pub in Martinborough, great for a drink or meal.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
The Lake Ferry Hotel is just 45 mins from Martinborough and Featherston. The fish and chips here rival the best in the region!

Wine/Vineyards

Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds.
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
Murdoch James Estate is a pioneering Martinborough vineyard. Perfect as a conference location or just for a tasting.
The Cabbage Tree Vineyard is a Martinborough winery gem. A small, carefully tended vineyard, a warm welcome and wines that are sold mostly through the cellar door.
Schubert Wines in Martinborough was established in 1998 by Kai Schubert and Marion Deimling from Germany, who had always dreamed of owning their own vineyard. After examining some 100 properties in New Zealand they returned to the Wairarapa region for two ideal sites for their Pinot Noir. Schubert produces internationally award winning wines.
Brodie Estate is a small family owned vineyard in Martinborough. Martinborough was the first place to grow Pinot Noir successfully in New Zealand. It is ideal in Wairarapa for Pinot Noir with a special climate; low rainfall, good heat in the summer but rarely above 31 degrees, long warm autumns with little rain and cool nights.
Escarpment vineyard is just 5 km east of Martinborough village, stretching out along the banks of the Huangarua River.
Luna Kitchen brings a little bit of Spanish to Luna Estate Winery in Martinborough. Enjoy a tapas menu alongside Luna Estate wines.
Big Sky Wines in Martinborough is a vineyard and winery known for producing complex and expressive wines.
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
At Vynfields tastings and sales of fine wines and gourmet platters are available in the comfortable surroundings of the historic lounge of the Vynfields homestead.
Colombo Winegrowers is one of the newest boutique vineyards in Martinborough. Swiss-Irish husband and wife team Baptist Sieber and Carolyn Irwin make pinot noir and rosé from the lovingly tended vines on their small home block.
One of the founding Martinborough wineries is Martinborough Vineyard, with a welcoming cellar door, and a pedigree of award-winning wines dating back more than two decades.
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
Muirlea Rise - "Wines with Soul" is placed amongst the oldest of Martinborough's wine producers. Situated in the heart of Martinborough, this vineyard is one of Martinborough's boutique wineries.
Stonecutter is a boutique winery in Martinborough that specialises in pinot noir, merlot and pinot gris.
Ata Rangi is the flagship Martinborough vineyard and winery for the wine village and the Wairarapa. Ata Rangi produce world-class Pinot Noir and is a founding vineyard for the region.
The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail (State Highway 2) runs from Hawkes Bay down to Marlborough with Wairarapa wineries in the middle; home to Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton vineyards.
Haythornthwaite Wines is a Martinborough vineyard focused on quality rather than quantity.
Muirlea Rise is a boutique Martinborough vineyard specialising in creating beautiful wine with minimal intervention in the making.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
Ashwell Vineyards in Martinborough have a dedication to high quality which has always held this family business in good stead.
Hamden Estate is a young Martinborough vineyard. The Cellar Door is open 10am to 5pm every weekend for tastings.
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.
A beautiful Martinborough vineyard, Palliser Wines is one of New Zealand's premier wine brands, produced right here in the Wairarapa.
Te Kairanga is a well-established, Martinborough vineyard. Often a part of Toast Martinborough, Te Kairanga also hosts TK Markets each year throughout the summer months.
Toast Martinborough is New Zealand's premiere wine and food festival held in the wine village of Martinborough. It's always the third Sunday of November.
Cambridge Road Vineyard is a very small, beautiful Martinborough winery close to Martinborough's centre. The Cellar Door is a great break from shopping!

Canoeing & Kayaking

Kahutara Canoes is all about people from toddlers to grandparents enjoying themselves on the scenic Ruamahanga River in a way few people have experienced before. Whether you are a couple, school party , social club, family group or team building, we encourage freedom paddling. Kahutara Canoes operates seven days a week river and weather permitting. Risk Analysis and Management System is available on request. Three self guided river trips are available. Trips vary from 1 1/2 hours up to 5 hours. Stop off for a swim in the summer on the river bank or enjoy a picnic. No age limit.

Tours

Green Jersey Cycle Tours specialise in easy day rides, wine tours in the Wairarapa and multi-day cycling adventures throughout the Wellington and Wairarapa.Green Jersey will collect and deliver your wine to your accommodation as part of your bike hire! Their guided tours are famous for their friendly knowledgeable guides and a delicious lunch, they cater to your every need.
Hammonds Wairarapa Palliser Bay Tour departs Wellington and Martinborough, provides a light lunch and visits some local Lord of The Rings film sites, Palliser Bay and Lighthouse and the fantastic fur seal colony.
Green Jersey Cycle Tours has a fleet of 12 electric assist bikes in the Wairarapa. These Scott e-Sub Comfort bikes are very easy to ride, the assist is a gentle experience that helps take the humps and hollows out of a ride. With an e-bikes it’s easy to explore much more of the Wairarapa or the Rimutaka Cycle Trail. For example you could ride from Martinborough to Cape Palliser! If a group wants to go cycling but some in the group aren't sure they'll keep up, these bikes are the answer!
Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds.
Wairarapa Quad Adventures will take you on an adventure like no other. Experience magnificent scenery in and around the Martinborough area with qualified guides.
From Tree to Table Wander amongst the oldest olive trees in Martinborough, learning about the different olive varieties and what happens throughout the olive year. Progress to the tasting room where you will learn how to taste extra virgin olive oil like the professionals do and sample the full range of innovative infused oils finding out how to use in quick easy and spectacular recipes. Duration: over 1 hour Cost: $15.00 per person Bookings essential
Book here! Simply choose a date from the calendar below and click on it to book. Enjoy the wines of Martinborough with a locally owned and operated tour business with an accent on Wine Tourism. We have over 25 years experience in the industry and our guides are local people. We are extremely proud to be able to showcase our region and the passion for excellence pursued by those here. We are flexible with tour times and select the vineyards we visit for their excellence however if you have a preference let us know and we are happy to see what we can do to get you there!
Muirlea Rise - "Wines with Soul" is placed amongst the oldest of Martinborough's wine producers. Situated in the heart of Martinborough, this vineyard is one of Martinborough's boutique wineries.
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
The best way to get a view of and access the Wairarapa's Tararua and Rimutaka Forest Parks, rivers, gorges, lakes, valleys and remote huts is by air.
Tour the Wairarapa in a beautiful vintage car. Special occasions, birthdays, vineyard tour, weddings, proposals, historic journey or just a restful escape: Wairarapa Vintage Tours can tailor a tour to suit you.
Green Jersey Cycle Capae Palliser Explorer Walk and Tour  takes you to the wonderful south coast and includes a guided walk into the Pinnacles. 

Wineries

The Cabbage Tree Vineyard is a Martinborough winery gem. A small, carefully tended vineyard, a warm welcome and wines that are sold mostly through the cellar door.
Schubert Wines in Martinborough was established in 1998 by Kai Schubert and Marion Deimling from Germany, who had always dreamed of owning their own vineyard. After examining some 100 properties in New Zealand they returned to the Wairarapa region for two ideal sites for their Pinot Noir. Schubert produces internationally award winning wines.
Brodie Estate is a small family owned vineyard in Martinborough. Martinborough was the first place to grow Pinot Noir successfully in New Zealand. It is ideal in Wairarapa for Pinot Noir with a special climate; low rainfall, good heat in the summer but rarely above 31 degrees, long warm autumns with little rain and cool nights.
Escarpment vineyard is just 5 km east of Martinborough village, stretching out along the banks of the Huangarua River.
Luna Kitchen brings a little bit of Spanish to Luna Estate Winery in Martinborough. Enjoy a tapas menu alongside Luna Estate wines.
Big Sky Wines in Martinborough is a vineyard and winery known for producing complex and expressive wines.
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
At Vynfields tastings and sales of fine wines and gourmet platters are available in the comfortable surroundings of the historic lounge of the Vynfields homestead.
Colombo Winegrowers is one of the newest boutique vineyards in Martinborough. Swiss-Irish husband and wife team Baptist Sieber and Carolyn Irwin make pinot noir and rosé from the lovingly tended vines on their small home block.
One of the founding Martinborough wineries is Martinborough Vineyard, with a welcoming cellar door, and a pedigree of award-winning wines dating back more than two decades.
Muirlea Rise - "Wines with Soul" is placed amongst the oldest of Martinborough's wine producers. Situated in the heart of Martinborough, this vineyard is one of Martinborough's boutique wineries.
Stonecutter is a boutique winery in Martinborough that specialises in pinot noir, merlot and pinot gris.
Ata Rangi is the flagship Martinborough vineyard and winery for the wine village and the Wairarapa. Ata Rangi produce world-class Pinot Noir and is a founding vineyard for the region.
The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail (State Highway 2) runs from Hawkes Bay down to Marlborough with Wairarapa wineries in the middle; home to Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton vineyards.
Haythornthwaite Wines is a Martinborough vineyard focused on quality rather than quantity.
Muirlea Rise is a boutique Martinborough vineyard specialising in creating beautiful wine with minimal intervention in the making.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
Ashwell Vineyards in Martinborough have a dedication to high quality which has always held this family business in good stead.
Hamden Estate is a young Martinborough vineyard. The Cellar Door is open 10am to 5pm every weekend for tastings.
A beautiful Martinborough vineyard, Palliser Wines is one of New Zealand's premier wine brands, produced right here in the Wairarapa.
Te Kairanga is a well-established, Martinborough vineyard. Often a part of Toast Martinborough, Te Kairanga also hosts TK Markets each year throughout the summer months.
Toast Martinborough is New Zealand's premiere wine and food festival held in the wine village of Martinborough. It's always the third Sunday of November.
Cambridge Road Vineyard is a very small, beautiful Martinborough winery close to Martinborough's centre. The Cellar Door is a great break from shopping!
Murdoch James Estate is a pioneering Martinborough vineyard. Perfect as a conference location or just for a tasting.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds.
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.

Scenic Attractions

Wairarapa Quad Adventures will take you on an adventure like no other. Experience magnificent scenery in and around the Martinborough area with qualified guides.
The best way to get a view of and access the Wairarapa's Tararua and Rimutaka Forest Parks, rivers, gorges, lakes, valleys and remote huts is by air.

Single Day Tours

Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.